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changing head lane from the international energy agency. they predict the u.s. will be energy independent by 2030. and become the world largest expor exporter of oil surpassing country lake saudi arabia, venzuela, even iran. solar. win. back yard oil boom has changed the global landscape and the landscape in our own back yard. we saw it firsthand in kansas. new technology unearth untapped oil reserve there and across the u.s. the affects already being felt well beyond the gas pump. >> this unconventional revolution in oil and natural gas is already having a big impact on the united states. it is creating something like 1.7 million jobs in the last few years. >>reporter: analyst with moody say for every 50 cents the gas drops this year that creates 350,000 jobs this time next year. that's abc news, new york. >> strike that has paralyze crab fishing off northern california will enter seventh day tomorrow. negotiations to end the dispute over pricing broke off this evening at fisherman wharf without an agreement crab boat owners held several meetings today to discuss oceans. crabbe
on several charges including willful cruelty. >> san jose figure skating star has been named to the u.s. figure skating hall of fame. the 3 time u.s. champion won u.s. pairs title with chrisy back in 1989 and 1990. in 96 he won the u.s. single title in front of hometown crowd at the hp pavilion. fantastic performance. he retired after earning a bronze medal at the 1996 world championship. 43-year-old man now coaches skating in san jose. congratulations to rudy. >> well still to come here. stanford researchers take technology back to the basics. coming up. in0vaivt tool helping millions of people feel their future. i'll explain. >> plus look what happens when determined little girl takes on determined little girl takes on a giant toy >> also any. woman anguish plea strike as nerve. tonight the tragedy in connecticut one mother perspective on the sz.stion of mental >> school security is on the minds of many in the wake of the school shooting at sandy hook elementary elementary. in millbrae security measures updated regularly. lock to each classroom changed just a year ago. >>
] >> not when a company turns out quarter of a million cookies every single day. >> the u.s. wants to buy u.s. food, shipping to japan, taiwan and we have to increase the made in u.s.a. symbol. >> so too good gourmet, a little sugar, spice, flour and a boss that works the way some of us eat cookies. >> she never stops. >> sorry. >> can't help yourself. >> i can't. >> and cookies keep coming. wayne freedman, "abc 7 news." >>> i bet you are hungry now. south korea has elected first female leader in more than a thousand years. we'll hear from a bay area man. and president obama promising swift action in the aftermath of the connecticut school tragedy. a solution that involves more than just gun control. >> tis the season to write letters to santa and the president. you may be >> larry: good evening, president obama says words need to lead to action. he is putting gun control on the top of his agenda. the story from mark matthews. >> reporter: the president started by saying this task force will produce change. >> this is not something where folks are going to be studying the issue for six months
certainly familiar with bay area law enforcement. appointment effective on saichlts u.s. bank brokerage firm say they are doing everything they can to prepare for a threatened cyberattack called project p.m. blitzkrieg. software security firm says it has evidence that a well planned attack by eastern european hacker could happen this spring if not some time sooner. it says they began planting malicious software last april. mcfee says 5 million dollars already stolen in what amounted to basically a test run of this operation blitzkrieg german for lightning war. bank of america risk management department says it's operating under the assumes an attack will take place and defend itself accordingly. >> big news out of washington. susan rice has pulled her name out of consideration to be the secretary of state. withdrawal remavs a major source of tension between the white house and congressional republicans. here's tm jake tapper. >> in a letter to the president today u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice wrote quote the posts of secretary of state should never be politica po
deported from guatemala where he was being held in a detention center as he fought extradition to belize. u.s. federal officials whether he will be questioned or detained in the united states. they say there is no active arrest warrant that would justify taking him into custody. >>> to syria where the government fired scud missiles at rebels in a significant eggs escalation of the two-year war. syria says five people died in a bombing attack on the ministry's headquarters in damascus. rebels fighting to overthrow assad have been moving closer to the capital. all of this comes as more than a hundred countries including the united states recognize the rebels as the legitimate representative of syria. this move opens the way to greater humanitarian assistance and possibly even military aide to the forces fighting assad. >>> israel's ambassador to denmark is telling jews not to wear religious symbols in copenhagen in rising anti-sentiment. there has been serious attacks on israeli embassy and several incidents in the neighborhood of a synagogue. >> we are learning that the plane top superstar jen
. in violation of federal law. in court today the assistant u.s. attorney said they cancel popcorn there. sell candy there but can not use the property for any illegal purpose. as a result the landlord are asking the judge to force the dispensary to stop medley. attorney for the oakland landlord says his client feels she has no choice. >> it's a serious issue. it's a forfeiture action. she could lose the building. >>reporter: harbor side rented the oakland property for 6 years. city officials feel the federal crack down comes too late in the game. oakland is taking the unprecedented step of suing saying the feds have promised to leave dispensary alone. if they are obeying state and local laws. >> what they are trying to do is we are going to suit down dispensary and all you patients too bad. tough luck. do you believe this too bad. >> it's in the right. just not right. like taking away walgreens. i compare to it that. >>reporter: the u.s. attorney office says because this is pending litigation they have no comment. there's no time table for the june to rule and the doors to har
u.s. fish wild life service and found golf was not likely to jeopardize the continued existence of the california red legged frog and the san francisco garther snake. >> rate now in the south bay police try to contact owner of high end used car confinement lot who disappeared wall dozens of luxury vehicle. we first brought you the story last night at 11:00. car owners are converging on sunnyvale motors looking for answers and their cars. lot has been empty since at least sunday and the owner can't be found. saint veil motorist sold considers on consignment for owner whose turned over the pink slip to expedite sales. >> car worth do you think. >> 40,000. >>reporter: 40,000? >> yes. >> just in disbelief. they correspondent belief they got swindled. sad to listen to the stories. >>reporter: mechanic at nearby shop says many cars were towed off the sunnyvale motor lot last friday. tow truck company said they were taken to auctio auction. the charges filed against sunnyvale owner at least not yet. >> oakland certainly had more than its fair share of crime but what happened
in washington. flag at the u.s. capitol was lowered to half staff today as was the flag at the white house where president obama went on national television to offer his condolences. >> i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful also kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them birthdays graduations, weddings and kid of their own. among the fallen were also teachers. men and women who devoted their lives to helping our children fulfill their dreams. so our hearts are broken today. >> emotional statement from the president. it's difficult from even the president to express with words how devastating and upsetting the tragedy is. 7 news reporter wayne with the moments of raw emotion. >>reporter: this is the day when the names sandy hook elementary ask and newtown, connecticut changed forever. once obscure they are now infamous. >> like you read it in the paper. see it in the news you are like my god that poor family then you have
street. this is video. man walked into a u.s. bank branch and passed a teller a note demanding cash. it was believed that the man was armed. >> chp officers face quite an unusual challenge new england marin county today. how to free a driver who wedged his car on to a bike path. the elderly driver was trying to get on highway 101 near green bray but got confused. he drove on to a bike path and found himself completely stuck. >> vehicle wedged itself in pretty well. so we actually had to pull witness a tow truck and once free another officer was able to get in the driver seat and back the vehicle out. >>reporter: officer had to scratch and scrape the car to willing it loose but it worked. he backed out after that. 8 87-year-old driver told abc 7 news he was on his way to get an eye exam at the department of motor vehicle and he made a wrong turn. poor guy. nobody hurt. >> let's go back and talk more to expense we are the weather forecast. temperature really dropping tonight. >> yes drop sharply tonight. very, very cold weather for all the bay area but especially up in the no
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